[clug] Linux downloads

Daniel Pittman daniel at rimspace.net
Sun Nov 21 15:50:02 MST 2010

Cody Miller <cody at apex.net.au> writes:
> On 11/21/2010 6:40 PM, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>> Cody Miller<cody at apex.net.au>  writes:
>>> On 11/20/2010 8:47 PM, Keith wrote:
>>>>   On Saturday 20 November 2010 Antti Roppola wrote :
>> [...]
>>>>     ....  and to which Daniel Pittman added :
>>>>>   Keith: does your ISP operate a transparent proxy for HTTP content?  I suspect
>>>>>     does, and is the root cause of your problems here.
>>>>   	Dunno, but I could ask them.
>>> Hi Keith, Daniel,
>>>      We don't operate a transparent proxy (to be honest that's so 1995).
>>>      There is no point in doing that anymore as 90% of content is dynamic!
>> I surely think so, but some of the large and "cheap" options down here do.
> Actually Daniel I work at Apex Internet (www.apex.net.au) check us out, we're
> in the 'Local, Provides Unmetered Content, Non-Nasty' category ;)
>> (Had I known his ISP was Internode I wouldn't have asked the question; y'all
>>   continue to not suck as a service provider. :)

...I have no idea how I got Internode out of that.  Sorry.

> We'll continue not to suck as a service provider even tho we're not
> Internode!

Well, I certainly approve.

(Also, congratulations on not being like several of the major ISPs who offer
 stupidly huge download limits, and run transparent proxies that screw up
 around about every second week.  Which is kind of like saying
 "congratulations on not being so daft" really. :)


>>          Daniel
> Cheers,
> Cody Miller

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